The qualified applicant will be responsible for providing guidance in the development of a complex rotary-wing aircraft. Fifteen (15) years experience with NAVAIR Acquisition and Systems Engineering practices and an active Secret clearance is required. The applicant will:
– Administer and lead technical interchange meetings, working groups, and design reviews
– Support the development of a technical readiness assessment (TRA) of the system of systems, including all interfaces to generate appropriate technology readiness levels (TRLs)
– Develop and coordinate transition plans and roadmaps with stakeholders to transition program capabilities, technology and products to Navy tactical air platforms
– Monitor contractor and vendor performance relative to program objectives and assess conformance to requirements
– Provide support for planning and conducting System Engineering Technical Reviews (SETRs), Test and Evaluation support including flight test planning, scheduling, flight clearances, and system/subsystem certification
– Support Engineering Investigations (EIs), which includes on-site support, by performing engineering analysis, testing, data review, and report writing
– Resolve issues, tasks, and action items; manage, archive, and organize program-related engineering information and documentation; and utilize joint Contractor / Government best practices to vet and resolve specific engineering challenges with program management and logistics personnel
– Provide system engineering expertise on system architecture, interface, and integration management
– Conduct independent technical review of program documentation and proposals from the prime contractor
– Provide systems engineering expertise on airworthiness management of EDRAP, flight clearances, NATOPS, and NATIP

The candidate must be an experienced systems engineering professional that is highly motivated and capable of working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. The candidate will work closely with other engineers and scientists to solve complex technical problems and act as a strategic adviser regarding all elements of the project. The candidate must be a team-oriented self-starter with the ability to multi-task, communicate effectively, and produce quality products in a timely manner.